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Karen McVeigh

US under fire over search for ‘hostile’ Afghan children

NEW YORK: The US military is facing fresh questions over its targeting policy in Afghanistan after a senior army officer suggested that troops were on the lookout for “children with potentially hostile Published Dec 09, 2012 03:32am

Ryan, Biden to lock horns in debate

US vice-presidential candidates Joe Biden and Paul Ryan are preparing for their televised debate on Thursday in the knowledge that a strong performance during last week’s head-to-head from Mitt Romney has closed the Published Oct 09, 2012 12:01am

Why the golden ratio pleases the eye

From Leonardo da Vinci to Le Corbusier, the golden ratio is believed to have guided artists and architects for... Published Dec 30, 2009 12:00am

Cost of British libel laws

BRITAIN`S reputation for `libel tourism` is driving American and foreign publishers to consider abandoning the sale... Published Nov 10, 2009 12:00am

Swine flu vaccines

Vaccines against swine flu have already been developed in laboratories around the world, but will not be readily... Published Jul 16, 2009 12:00am